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Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By Charles L
With the long tube headers you should get a boost...

With the long tube headers you should get a boost in torque and maybe a little HP. An H or X pipe may help a bit.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-21-2022, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Charles L
Thanks for the link. We stayed in Macks two years...

Thanks for the link. We stayed in Macks two years ago. Wife wanted to be closer to town this time.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-20-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Charles L
Yellowstone Fox Den RV and campground

Have any of you stayed in this RV campground just outside West Yellowstone? I would like to hear any opinions on the park you might offer. It is on the edge of town and relatively small 29 spots....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-18-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By Charles L
I have a class C. I did an alignment first,...

I have a class C. I did an alignment first, steering stabilizer second, koni fsd shocks third, upgraded helwig sway bars fourth, then the track bar last. Each item improved the handling. I would say...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-14-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Charles L
Curious to know more. What rv do you have?

Curious to know more. What rv do you have?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-10-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,213
Posted By Charles L
I use the Roadmaster invisabrake. I am satisfied...

I use the Roadmaster invisabrake. I am satisfied with the performance. It is/was about $1000. Permanent mounting in my Jeep GC.

EDIT. Looks like you are towing a trailer in your avatar so this...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-09-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Charles L
There is a decent KOA in Mount Pleasant. It is 15...

There is a decent KOA in Mount Pleasant. It is 15 minutes to downtown Charleston. Another local campground we stayed in before I do not recommend by the name of Oak Plantation.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-04-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Charles L
Here is the commercial wrangler fortitude HT...

Here is the commercial wrangler fortitude HT 121/120 size 225-75-16. Scroll down some to see the rating and any posted reviews. Like I said I have no personal experience. Just providing info for you....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-04-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Charles L
No personal experience but a quick check of load...

No personal experience but a quick check of load range E tires 225-75-16 shows the wrangler to be one of the lowest rated tires in the category. It is priced higher than most other tires. See the...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-02-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Charles L
Yessir that is what I was referring to. I am...

Yessir that is what I was referring to. I am hoping it is still free when I go on medicare this year.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 12-31-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Charles L
I am retired Navy. I have been using tricare for...

I am retired Navy. I have been using tricare for prescriptions free of charges. When the pandemic arrived, they changed the rules. I have in the last 2 years been going through the hassle of calling...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-28-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,427
Posted By Charles L
I like to keep it around 6-7 hours max per day....

I like to keep it around 6-7 hours max per day. Usually that is 400 miles or less. Occasionally I may do a longer or shorter drive to complete a leg of my trip.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-28-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,237
Posted By Charles L
A lot of problems occur due to the untrained...

A lot of problems occur due to the untrained operator that takes your call. If the person does not know the difference between class a, c, trailer, or fifth wheel, then how can we expect to get the...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 12-28-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Charles L
They are all built the same. Pick your brand,...

They are all built the same. Pick your brand, spend a year or two fixing issues, then try and enjoy it. Someone that owns one will reply soon. What model and years are you looking at?
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-25-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By Charles L
I will check it out. I was not aware of...

I will check it out. I was not aware of Brookgreen gardens. I am in Virginia. We have driven down 17 all the way from VA to Mount Pleasant, SC several times and I don't recall seeing it.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-25-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By Charles L
From Banning take I-10 West to I-57 North to...

From Banning take I-10 West to I-57 North to I-210 West to Pasadena. You are basically in the foothills region the whole way. For Malibu I would look at taking 110 to I-10 which dumps you at the end...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-23-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,237
Posted By Charles L
I have used them twice. First time in the desert...

I have used them twice. First time in the desert boonies in New Mexico. Guy arrived about 2 1/2 hours from my reporting to GS. He was unprepared for an rv with the wrong jack. Dude went back got the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-20-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By Charles L
Some suggestions

I went with the add on extenders and hand hole rubber stabilizer. The tpms sensor is stable and easy to add air. For a compressor I carry with me is small and portable. It runs on 120 volts so you...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-18-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,653
Posted By Charles L
So now I am confused. As they said 15-40 would be...

So now I am confused. As they said 15-40 would be fine. However, as I cut and pasted in a previous post, they ship all lp/gas generators with 10-30 oil. Diesel gets 15-40. Bottom line is if 15-40...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,795
Posted By Charles L
could be the rear causing the wandering

Install a track bar to the rear. Helps with the trucks passing from blowing you out of the lane as well. Proper front end alignment should be done first of course and was a big improvement. I believe...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-16-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Charles L
300 k miles

I think you will not get an offer that satisfies what you think it is worth. Is it a rare or popular vehicle that someone would want to restore? I balk at buying any vehicle with more than 60 k...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,653
Posted By Charles L
Oil viscosity recommendations from Cummins onan

No recommendation shown for synthetic or standard oil. Below cut and pasted from the website link below.

Gasoline engine oil quality-Use oil meeting any of the following API
performance...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By Charles L
For me they are too small. I have a 30'4'' class...

For me they are too small. I have a 30'4'' class C and it seems barely adequate.
definitely go for the theater seating, You will get tired of the dinette. We rarely use our dinette except for...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-03-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,296
Posted By Charles L
I doubt you will see an increase in MPG. CAI will...

I doubt you will see an increase in MPG. CAI will get you more noise that is about it. I know because I installed a K&N CAI on my rv. I may have a very slight increase in performance. In combination...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-22-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Charles L
My 15k ac/hp unit has a dual 55/15 capacitor....

My 15k ac/hp unit has a dual 55/15 capacitor. Look on the manufacturers website to see what is required. I got my info from the Dometic website based on my unit. The model number may be inside under...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-09-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Charles L
2016 and earlier had the problem is what I heard....

2016 and earlier had the problem is what I heard. I have a 2017 and have not experienced the wobble in 10k miles.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Charles L
Check the brand on the spare

It may be some cheap ass tire like mine was. It threw a belt within 200 miles. The six tires on the coach were Michelin. The spare Cordovan or some cheap brand made in Mexico If I remember correctly....
Forum: Just Conversation 11-05-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Charles L
My wife was using tricare until she turned 65. I...

My wife was using tricare until she turned 65. I believe she is still registered and has tricare for life. I will check next week when she registers for a dental supplement or plan. I may sign up as...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-05-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Charles L
I am not enrolled yet. I am still working at 64...

I am not enrolled yet. I am still working at 64 and the wife is on medicare at 66. I will still try and see what happens. Maybe I will have to enroll for the benefeds insurance as a family for her to...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-05-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Charles L
Thank you

I will try to register my wife for one of the programs through benefed.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-05-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Charles L
Thanks biscuit. I am confused about the...

Thanks biscuit. I am confused about the eligibility requirements. I am retired USN. Still working. My wife is on medicare. The benefed website says spouse is not eligible. I am trying to help her get...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-05-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Charles L
Question about medicare supplements/tricare for life

I am having trouble finding information concerning dental supplements for medicare with tricare for life retired military benefit. If any of you fellow rvers are medicare with tricare for life could...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-02-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Charles L
Get the address so you can google it and see what...

Get the address so you can google it and see what you are being offered.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-22-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By Charles L
I would not tow without supplemental braking on...

I would not tow without supplemental braking on your towed vehicle. It is simply foolish. You could kill someone. Be a responsible citizen and get a braking system. At least get a surge brake dolly.
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-20-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Charles L
Chassis/engine parts are likely available from...

Chassis/engine parts are likely available from Ford or aftermarket. RV parts will be a real problem.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,714
Posted By Charles L
Sounds like it ran when you bought it. Unless you...

Sounds like it ran when you bought it. Unless you have a warranty it is your responsibility. Would you feel the same if the ac quit tomorrow? It worked when you bought it. Best to forget about the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Charles L
If you have a class c rv with slides, leveling...

If you have a class c rv with slides, leveling jacks, ac, and appliances you may want an extended warranty. I also have roadside assistance. I use good sam for the warranty and have never had a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-05-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Charles L
Ironman tires. I have that brand on my Jeep GC....

Ironman tires. I have that brand on my Jeep GC. They ride smooth and handle well in the rain and everyday driving. They also wear well. I know it is a different size and all from what you need. I...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-25-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,639
Posted By Charles L
Just delete the whole covid section. Most people...

Just delete the whole covid section. Most people are tired of hearing all the bull government control of this and that. Ridiculous mask mandates. Moderation and deleting posts with differing opinions...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-11-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,424
Posted By Charles L
The short answer is NO. Perhaps you are paying...

The short answer is NO. Perhaps you are paying too much attention to other peoples adventures. Just saying. Why worry about it?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-11-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By Charles L
I use a solid metal extender about 6 inches in...

I use a solid metal extender about 6 inches in length. I also use the rubber oval insert that fits snug inside the oval hole in the rim. It keeps it solid in place. I place my tpms on the end and it...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-08-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Charles L
Is that an upgrade from Chevy v8 to MB sprinter?...

Is that an upgrade from Chevy v8 to MB sprinter? What is an via on a sprinter chassis?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-05-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,398
Posted By Charles L
If you can find a reputable repair shop that...

If you can find a reputable repair shop that would be the best route. They are very hard to find. Personally I will not deal with any RV dealer repair shop. Tried that before. Luckily I found an...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-05-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Charles L
Not the same but could work. The one you posted...

Not the same but could work. The one you posted is 3 1/2 x 9 1/2. I am looking for 4 1/2 x 8 oval like a racetrack. Thanks for contributing to my post. I appreciate the help.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-02-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Charles L
Interior LED lights

I am about ready to give up. Seems as though Forest River uses lights in their rv that are unobtainium.:confused: I am looking for 4 1/2" x 8" LED light fixtures or dome lights that are shaped like...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-01-2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Charles L
Thanks. I found these last night. Ordered a pair....

Thanks. I found these last night. Ordered a pair. I think 4k color of these will be brighter white over the original light. Did you notice it being brighter light? Easier on my eyes for reading.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-31-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Charles L
4 inch LED lights

Recently I read a post about 4 inch LED lights on the interior of the rv. Someone was selling replacement led lights in the 3500K color range. I believe it was on the forum but now that I need some I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-31-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By Charles L
I placed my State map on the rear of the RV in...

I placed my State map on the rear of the RV in the middle of the bedroom window.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 08-28-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Charles L
What is a televator?

What is a televator?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-28-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 16,395
Posted By Charles L
Do you wear gloves when you use the toilet?

Do you wear gloves when you use the toilet?
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